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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

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VOLUME FIFTH.

HISTORY OF THE WORLD.

BOOK V. CONTINUED.

CHAPTER I:

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SECT. IV.-(4.) Of Dionysius the tyrant, and others follow.
ing him in Syracuse

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SECT. V.-A recontinuation of the Roman war in Sicily.

How Hiero, king of Syracuse, forsook the Carthaginians,
and made his peace with Rome...........

90
SECT. VI.-How the Romans besiege and win Agrigentum,

Their beginning to maintain a fleet. Their first loss, and
first victory by sea. Of sea-fight in general ....

32
SECT. VII.-Divers enterfeats of war between the Romans

and Carthaginians, with variable success, The Romans
prepare to invade Africa, and obtain a great victory at

..............

sea .....

......... 39

SECT, VIII.-The Romans prevail in Africa. Atilius the

consul propoundeth intolerable conditions of peace to the

Carthaginians. He is utterly beaten, and made prisoner 44
SECT, IX.How the affairs of Carthage prospered after the

victory against Attilius. How the Romans, having lost
their fleet hy tempest, resolve to forsake the seas. The
great advantages of a good fleet in war between nations di.
vided by the sea ...........

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SECT. X.-How the Romans attempt again to get the mas.

tery of the seas. The victory of Cæcilius the Roman con.
sul at Panormus. The siege of Lilybæum. How a Rho-
dian galley entered Lilybæum at pleasure in despite of the

Vol. V,

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